White House releases snapshot of plan to rate US colleges


The White House on Friday released a draft of its plan to rate US colleges and tie federal aid t... »

Nearly 880 IIT Madras students get placement

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Nearly 880 students were placed at various companies at the end of the first session at IIT Madr... »

Tips for research scholars to get published

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‘Focus on a big idea and write focused prose’ »

Kolkata, Wuhan sign MoU for trade and commerce

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Chinese industrial city and business hub Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, and Kolkata ha... »

Genpact ties up with Calcutta University

Jayanta Mallick

Genpact Ltd, a global BPO and business analytics firm, has tied up with the Calcutta University... »

Regional ‘cost convention’ begins today

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The Southern India Regional Council of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) is organising a regional cost convention ‘CMA Summit 2014-15’ here on Friday and Saturday. Th... »

Centre to discuss higher education reforms with States next month

Smriti Irani, Human Resource Development Minister


To discuss reforms in the higher education sector, HRD Ministry will convene a meeting of state education ministers and secretaries on January 6, Lok Sabha was informed today. Replying to... »

As engineering seats go a-begging, Kerala rethinks on entrance tests

KPM Basheer

With thousands of seats in private engineering colleges in Kerala lying vacant this year, the State government is seriously considering to undo the annual engineering entrance examinations. »

Apex court accepts Centre’s proposal to scrap Sanskrit exam in KVs this year


The Supreme Court has accepted the Centre’s proposal that no exam for third Indian language, including Sanskrit, will be conducted in this academic year in KV schools. KV students can ta... »

IIT-Indore student offered Rs 1.7 cr salary package by Google

A veiw of Computer Science and Engineering department at IIT, Indore


A 21-year-old B Tech student of IIT Indore has bagged a job with Google at an annual salary package of Rs 1.7 crore, one of the highest packages offered by the U.S.-based internet giant during... »

IIM-A gets ₹20 crore from corporates to create academic Chairs

Virendra Pandit

The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Wednesday announced tie-ups with corporate bodies for pooling 20 crore to be utilised towards research in financial markets, infrastr... »

ELS Educational Services opens centre in Hyderabad

G Naga Sridhar

Student-counselling and overseas admission services provider, ELS International Education Pathways Pvt Ltd (ELS India), has opened its centre here.Addressing newspersons at a press conferenc... »

Ericsson launches education initiative

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 Telecom company Ericsson on Tuesday launched of its global education initiative ‘Connect to Learn’ in India to promote access to learning resources and quality education for... »

Aviation course: IIM-B, French B-school to woo Indian firms

Anil Urs

For the General Management Programme for Aerospace and Aviation Executives (GMAE), both Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B) and Toulouse Business School (TBS) are planning to rope in... »

TIST signs MoU with Lankan varsity

A view of Visveswarayya Block of Toc H Institute of Science and Technology


The Toc H Institute of Science and Technology here has signed MoU with the University of Kelaniya, one of Sri Lanka’s oldest and most prestigious varsities, to enhance cooperation in the field of... »

You can buy Burdwan University admission kits at the post office

States, UTs should adopt credit framework for skills: Smriti Irani

IIT-Delhi’s MBA now open for all

US-based IMA courses in Hyderabad

IIT Madras joins Asia-Oceania Top University League on Engineering

Youreka Campouts forays into Maharashtra, Gujarat

Making science fun and engaging

How Extramarks plans to capture the tuition market

College of Engg alumni meet

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Governor P Sathasivam will inaugurate ‘CETA Galaxy Global Meet 2014’, the two-day global summit of the alumnus of College of Engineering, Trivandrum, on Friday. The local chapter of the al... »

Kerala: told to rein in ‘uneconomic’ schools

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Salary, pension and teaching grants to private educational institutions account for as much as 44 per cent of the total expenditure in Kerala. These are aggravating the twin deficit crisis... »

Lower end B-schools difficult to survive in U.S.: Tridib Mazumdar

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Is future of the management studies in the United States facing crisis of sorts? It appeared so, according to Tridib Mazumdar, Howard R Gendal Professor of Marketing and Direct... »

‘’ offers students a range of online tutors

Archit Kumar

Navadha Pandey

The portal aggregates and reviews coaching institutes and home tutors »

IIM-B management course valedictory function

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“There is no alternative to structured classroom courses,” says Shirish Patil, Consultant Partner, Wipro Technologies.Sharing his experience after undergoing the year-long Advanced M... »

AP to launch digital classrooms in residential schools

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Andhra Pradesh Government wants the Tatas and Cisco to join hands and help it implement the digital classrooms project in all the residential schools in the State from the next academic ye... »

Flinto bags CII’s best start-up for 2014

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Flinto, a company which focuses on early child development, has bagged the best start-up for 2014 in the Education sector by CII Startupreneurs. CII Startupreneurs Expo is a prestigious... »

Punishing kids for lying doesn’t work: study

Punishment does not promote truth-telling.


Parents, take note! If you want your child to tell the truth, it may be best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. Researchers from McGill University in Canada conducted a simple ex... »

Happy employees will deliver better: NS Rajan

From Left to Right: Shri Robin Singh, Cricketer and Coach- Mumbai Indians, Dr. Bala V Balachandran, Founder & Dean – Great Lakes Institute of Management, Shri N.S.Rajan, Chief Human Resources officer and member of the Group Executive council of Tata Sons, Shri Srini Raju, Founder & MD, Peepul Capital Advisors Pvt.Ltd and Prof Vaidy Jayaraman, Associate Dean, Great Lakes Institute of Mangement.

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The time has come for organisations to go beyond employee engagement.  NS Rajan, Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Group Executive Council of Tata Sons, speaking at the ina... »

Sanskrit row: No student should be put to difficulty, SC to Centre


The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to clarify the repercussions of introducing Sanskrit in Kendriya Vidyalayas on students appearing for board examination. No student should be put to... »

Govt plans GANIT celebrations to enhance math skills

Universities in BRICS, emerging economies: IISc is top ranked Indian varsity

KV students do not have to take Sanskrit exam this year: Centre to apex court

University of Hyderabad begins admissions for 2015-16

US-based IMA courses to be offered in Hyderabad

Bill to convert Schools of Planning & Architecture into centres of excellence

UGC hikes fellowship, scholarships


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